A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 108 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (67 miles). Exact location of event, depth 32.95 km, -88.7617° West, 12.3281° North. Unique identifier: us6000bjd0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bjd0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 10:06:42 / August 23, 2020 @ 10:06 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.95 km (20 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:06:42 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 108 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador.
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